The Good School Food Awards will run in 2024!

Huge congratulations to all of the winners of our very first Good School Food Awards, sponsored by Tefal! We’ve had almost 2000 entries from schools across the UK, and we were absolutely blown away by the high standard. Our expert panel had the tough job of shortlisting the final nominations, before our celebrity judges chose the winners. Discover their inspiring and heartwarming stories below.

Watch this space for 2024!

Introducing the winners of 2023!

Thank you so much to everyone who entered – you’re all heroes! We’re so proud to celebrate the passion and dedication that’s making a real difference every day.

Heart’s Kindness & Community Award

Joyce Tanoh-Mensah, The Belsteads School, Chelmsford

The One Show’s Rising Star

Silver Springs Primary Academy, Stalybridge

The Sun’s Catering Team Champions

Wyre Forest School, Kidderminster

School Leader Food Hero

Helena Honeybone, Town Field Primary School, Doncaster

Sustainability Star

Prospect House Specialist Support Primary School, Manchester

Early Years Award

Prestonfield Nursery, Edinburgh, Scotland

Youth Activist of the Year

Saffron from Portsmouth

Food Educator of the Year

Jackie Dean, Carshalton Boys Sports College

The Golden Spoons

Everyone will win a Golden Spoon trophy, which they can proudly display in their school, showing their devotion to the foodie cause.

To recognise the incredible winners, we’ve got some money-can’t-buy prizes, too, from books to kit out a school library to celebrity cooking classes.

We need to show big love to the food educators, teachers and catering teams that work so hard 190 days a year to feed our kids
and teach them about the joy of food.

Jamie Oliver, December 2022.


Our judges are a very special group of people, who understand and are passionate about making sure our kids are being fed well at school…



We want to say thank you to our excellent funders, sponsors and partners.